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Username : HeatherNorth
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Joined : 07 September 2006
Interests : I am interested in teaching and learning and differentiating activities that we ask pupils to do so that everyone can learn.
I am also interested in working with other teachers on this
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Posts : HeatherNorth has submitted 244 forum posts
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Region : National
Sector : Academy, Local Authority, Offender Learning, Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form College, Special Education Needs
Role : Consultant / Adviser, Functional Skills Teacher, Head of Mathematics / Mathematics Coordinators, Senior Leader, Subject Learning Coach, Teacher, Teacher Educator, Trainee Teacher
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Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) Teacher Network
To continue its leading role in generating debate and influencing mathematics education policy, ACME is interested to know the views of mathematics teachers. This is a network for teachers of mathematics to discuss and debate key issues in mathematics education. Join this community to share your views and find out more on how you can influence policy.
173 05/06/07
Bringing Maths & Science Together
January saw the first meeting of the Y&H STEM Collaborative Project Group. The meeting allowed Maths and Science Teachers to talk to each other about common themes. Please join in out discussion about working together or have you been involved in interesting work with Science Teachers.
4 06/08/07
Contextualisation
This community has been set up to bring together a number of discussion threads from within other communities about contextualisation - and of course, to start new discussions.
14 20/03/07
Creative Maths in Newcastle
A community for anyone interested in exploring teaching for creativity in maths. A number of Newcastle schools are collaborating with Creative Partnerships North & South Tyneside and will be sharing their experiences here. All NCETM members are welcome to join. See http://www.creative-partnerships.com for more information.
19 31/07/07
Creative Number Training
Business in the Community in the North East and the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) are working in partnership to link teachers and business volunteers to look at bringing maths to life inside and out of the classroom. The NCETM believes that working together with business is all part of teachers' continuing professional development.
3 06/08/07
History of Mathematics
How does the history of mathematics help pupils learn mathematics? This is one of those questions which turns up again and again – and there are many answers to it! This community is aimed at discussing the HOWs and WHYs of using the history of mathematics in everyday teaching, and showing how this contextual tool can help make mathematics more meaningful, enjoyable, and above all fun!
84 19/03/07
Influential Mathematics Teachers community
This community gives a central place for Influential Mathematics Teachers to share ideas and resources and to form networks across the country.
291 09/10/08
Learning Together in Hungary
This community is aimed at teachers who have recently visited Hungary and want to continue sharing their experiences and applying their findings to their own classrooms. In particular, we will be trying to find out exactly what it is that makes children in Hungary so good at maths when they don't start formal schooling until they are 6 to 7 years old and lessons finish at 12 noon!
8 06/08/07
Lesson Study
The "Teaching Gap" by Stigler and Hiebert highlights the success of lesson study in Japan, but can this be translated to this country? This community is aimed at those groups of teachers who want to know more about it, and who are willing to share their own journey of discovery with others. It is not for the faint-hearted, but for those who really want to find out for themselves.
32 08/07/07
Mathematics Consultants
This is a community for Mathematics Consultants working in Primary and Secondary schools. Use this community to talk about teaching and learning Mathematics, to ask questions, to share activities and resources, to discuss any research that you're involved with and to make other consultants aware of anything that you've done or are doing that you think might be of interest to them.
124 24/11/06
Mathematics in Further Education colleges
A discussion group initiated in response to the ACME Report on Mathematics in FE Colleges.
50 23/08/07
Mathematics Specialist Leaders in Education
A community for Mathematics Specialist Leaders in Education.
36 28/07/12
Maths Hubs - Cornwall and West Devon
An online community for the Cornwall and West Devon Maths Hub
18 24/09/14
Maths Trails
Mathematics is not a closed box. It does not exist in isolation, and as with all things, it needs to interact with other subjects if it is to flourish. A maths trail creates natural links to many other subjects in the curriculum. In working collaboratively, staff can support each other, benefiting from the wealth of good practice they have to offer.
20 06/08/07
NCETM International Research Conference
NCETM members are invited to use this community to work together and share comments and ideas, further to our event, held 14-16 February 2007 at The British Library, London
9 12/03/07
Teaching mathematics in Pupil Referral Units
This is a community for those who teach mathematics in a Pupil Referral Unit. If you teach mathematics in a PRU or similar environment, you can join this community to share your experiences with others, post lesson plans or learning materials that have worked well in your teaching environment. You can also pass on links to websites offering CPD for different qualifications, useful resources etc.
5 17/11/10
Watch and Learn
Watching and listening to how others teach maths can help us understand how we can improve our own teaching. This community is all about using video to improve Professional Development.
4 18/05/07